What does jocular mean?

Definitions for jocularˈdʒɒk yə lər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jocular.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jesting, jocose, jocular, joking(adverb)

    characterized by jokes and good humor

  2. jocosely, jocular(adverb)

    with humor

    "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly"


  1. jocular(Adjective)

    Humorous, amusing or joking.

  2. Origin: From iocularis, from ioculus, diminutive of iocus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jocular(adj)

    given to jesting; jocose; as, a jocular person

  2. Jocular(adj)

    sportive; merry

  3. Origin: [L. jocularis, fr. joculus, dim. of jocus joke. See Joke.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jocular

    jok′ū-lar, adj. given to jokes: humorous: droll: laughable.—n. Jocular′ity.—adv. Joc′ularly.—n. Joculā′tor, a professional jester or minstrel.—adj. Joc′ulātory. [L. jocularisjocus.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jocular in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jocular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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